“The climate crisis is adding an additional layer of stress to humanitarian organizations that are already stretched thinner than ever before”
The group made the call on the occasion of International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) on October 13
Church groups laud UN adoption of resolution recognizing access to healthy environment as human right
The groups said the resolution of the UN Human Rights Council will benefit the “poor and marginalized communities who are most vulnerable” to the impacts of climate change.
More than 12 million people in Syria and Iraq are losing access to water, food and electricity and urgent action is needed to combat a severe water crisis.
Understanding where and how children are uniquely vulnerable to [the climate] crisis is crucial in responding to it.